With a record undelivered backlog of more than 3,400 737s on its books, Boeing has announced it will increase production to 47 aircraft per month in 2017, the fastest rate ever achieved for any jet airliner. The move, which has been anticipated for some time, comes as Boeing prepares to ramp-up production of the existing 737 Next Generation model to 42 per month in the first half of 2014 and begin assembly of the follow-on 737 MAX family. Boeing currently makes 38 737s a month at its ...


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